Jane is a lecturer in the Interdisciplinary Studies Centre. She is a comparative political sociologist and a member of the Red-Green Study Group, UK. She has held fellowships at the Centro de Investigacción e Estudios Superiores en Antropologia Social in Mexico City; the US-Mexico Centre at the University of California-San Diego; and has been a visiting scholar at the Institute of Gender Studies, Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan. Jane has taught a wide range of courses on the environment, gender and global change, as well as ethnographic and qualitative research methods and the history of ideas. Her research and publications have focused on social movements, the environment and political change in the UK, Taiwan and Mexico. Her current interests include:
• Ecological literacy, sustainable practices/ grassroots initiatives/futures.
• Progressive pedagogies and public engagement/education for sustainability in the context of neoliberal hegemony and climate change.
University of Essex,
MA Sociology (pasante)
Universidad de Guadalajara,
University College London,
University of Essex
Interdisciplinary Studies Centre,
University of Essex (2008 - present)
Co-ordinator, Summer School in Sustainable Practice,
Centre for Environment and Society/ Interdisciplinary Studies Centre,
University of Essex (6/2017 - present)